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Internationally Renowned Neurosurgeon to Exchange Ideas, Share Expertise with Shreveport Healthcare Professionals
9th Annual Mary Louise & Ben Levy, Jr. Conference
Published Wednesday, March 28, 2012 7:00 pm

Shreveport, Louisiana—Local healthcare professionals will have a chance to learn about the latest advances in movement disorder surgery at the 9th Annual Mary Louise and Ben Levy, Jr. Visiting Professorship in Neurosurgery.

Dr. Kim Burchiel from the Department of Neurological Surgery at Oregon State Health Science Center in Portland, Oregon will join faculty, residents, medical students and community healthcare providers at LSU Health Sciences Center - Shreveport on April 27, 2012.  Dr. Burchiel, an internationally renowned neurosurgeon known for his expertise in pain, functional neurosurgery and trigeminal neuralgia, will give a presentation entitled “Functional Neurosurgery 2012.”

The opening reception will begin at 9:30 am in front of the Main Auditorium, room 1-400.  Dr. Burchiel will present from 10 am to 11 am.  The event will resume at 2:00 pm with research and case presentations by the Department of Neurosurgery residents.

Mary Louise and Ben Levy, Jr. instituted the Visiting Professorship in 2004 as an enduring gift to the community.  Each year, the Professorship brings a leading expert in the field of neurosurgery to Shreveport to exchange ideas and information with Shreveport healthcare providers.



Anil Nanda, MD, FACS, is Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at LSU Health Shreveport, the only academic health sciences center in north Louisiana.  The primary mission of LSU Health Shreveport is to provide education, patient care services, research, and community outreach.



For more information, please contact Lindsey Hudson at 318.675.5392.

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